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Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 10:00 AM CDT

The Ira Simon Collection: Sold for the Benefit of the Art Institute of Chicago

Sale 6001 Lot 204

Émile Gallé (1846-1904)
Nancy, France
burled walnut, various woods, bronze
signed within the marquetry
carved bat, snail, moth and acanthus leaf decoration; inlaid thistle, sunflower, bat and moon decoration
38"w x 20"d x 75"h

The Ira Simon Collection, Chicago, Illinois

Duncan, Alastair, Art Nouveau Furniture, Clarkson N. Potter, 1982, p. 38 (figure 21, illustrated)

Estimate $8,000-12,000

Sold for $25,000